Knowles Corporation (KN) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.16

Press coverage about Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Knowles Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 47.9709205539883 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Knowles Corporation (KN) opened at 14.17 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $15.79 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.67. Knowles Corporation has a 12-month low of $13.32 and a 12-month high of $19.90. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.27 billion.

Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $190.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $190.24 million. Knowles Corporation had a positive return on equity of 6.98% and a negative net margin of 2.44%. The business’s revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Knowles Corporation will post $0.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Knowles Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Dougherty & Co assumed coverage on Knowles Corporation in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub cut Knowles Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Knowles Corporation currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.33.

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In other news, insider Michael S. Polacek bought 3,246 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.40 per share, for a total transaction of $49,988.40. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 42,866 shares in the company, valued at approximately $660,136.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 2.20% of the company’s stock.

Knowles Corporation Company Profile

Knowles Corporation is a global supplier of micro-acoustic, audio processing and specialty component solutions, serving the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, military, aerospace and industrial markets. The Company operates through two segments: Mobile Consumer Electronics (MCE) and Specialty Components (SC).

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